by Friedhelm Weidelich

The first half of 2020 is nearing its end. Failed trade fairs and obstructions caused by Corona and an insolvency have not had a major impact on the industry. But if you take a closer look at the gauge 1 project list, you will discover shifts in the market. Because some can deliver, others cannot.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

MTH from the USA, also represented with "Railking" models in 1:32, will close business.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

For a long time, far too long, the customers of Kiss Modellbahnen had to wait for concrete results after the insolvency announced in March. Now the results are available.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

In the Corona crisis many have time to think. And then they start cleaning up.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

At the moment a flood of offers is pouring in on gauge 1 friends. And some articles are already in short supply. Breaking news.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

Kiss Modellbahnen GmbH & Co KG is insolvent. The insolvency proceedings were opened yesterday.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

The battle for market share is gradually taking on grotesque features. Now, MBW as third player announces three-axle conversion cars.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

In 2019, Gauge 1 reached its zenith. At least in terms of the number of projects, because in addition to the still pending announcements, often several years old, there were numerous novelties, plus some double and triple announcements against all good sense.

In 2020 the project list is shorter, but countless projects are to be delivered this year. Will that work?

by Friedhelm Weidelich

For the 300th birthday of Baron von Münchhausen Preiser is bringing an Elastolin figure. It matches the conversations in the model railway hall at the International Toy Fair.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

Company founder Bernd Lenz withdraws (not completely). The future of the O gauge and electronics manufacturer is secured. A gauge 1 manufacturer is also involved.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

On 19 August 2019, MSC Gülsüm, the world's largest container ship, docked in Bremerhaven, Germany, at the end of its maiden voyage and was given a warm welcome. With a (fool format) focal length of 840 mm, the 400 metre long ship did not quite fit into the picture.

What does this have to do with Gauge 1? You will know in a moment.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

There's something going on at the model railroad shows.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

New projects, changed prices and postponed and confirmed delivery dates - the updated project list provides updated information on gauge 1 projects.

by Friedhelm Weidelich

For the last time this year, we are looking at the list of 1-gauge projects that has grown once again. About 50 were delivered in 2019, but the list contains well over 220 projects.